Monday, July 9, 2012

Unquiet on the Western Front: Robert Woods, Riley Nelson, recruiting news, and more.

(Unquiet on the Western Front is SWRT's look at the Pac-12, WAC, Mountain West, and other West Coast/Rocky Mountain schools extravaganza.)

I guess this is growing up.
USC wide receiver Robert Woods discusses how he adjusted to life going from high school to college, and the transition from freshman to sophomore. (The Orange County Register)

The Life of Riley.
Jay Drew profiles BYU quarterback Riley Nelson, whose personality, fashion sense, and tendency to push the boundaries of the school's infamous Honor Code (at least when it comes to grooming) is comparable to that of former BYU and NFL QB great Jim McMahon. (The Salt Lake Tribune)

Round and Round. 
California Golden Blogs holds a round table to discuss what to expect from Cal in the upcoming 2012 college football season. A lot of the talk centers around whether or not the Golden Bears need a minimum seven or eight wins for a successful season, and whether or not Cal head football coach Jeff Tedford is on the Hot Seat. (California Golden Blogs

Too Late to Turn Back Now. 
Colorado State's president and athletic director have both pretty much forced the school to build a new on-campus football stadium to replace Hughes Stadium by their very public complaints about the facility's shortcomings. (The Denver Post)

Certain speculation.
Bob Condatta reports on the possibility of the Sept. 7, 2013 game between Boise State and Washington being moved up a week to Aug. 31. (The Seattle Times)

Boise St. player profile of the day. 
Drew Roberts profiles Boise St. defensive end Beau Martin. (One Bronco Nation Under God)

Ring My Bell.
Brad Denny looks at one of Arizona State's Victory Bell, one of the school's prize possessions. (House of Sparky)

Recruiting


A successful Hunt. 
Cal adds California high school rising senior offensive lineman Cameron Hunt to it's 2013 recruiting class. (The San Jose Mercury News)

UCLA recruiting news.
California HSRS  defensive back Jermaine Kelly commits to UCLA's 2013 recruiting class. (Bruins Nation)

Talk to the future. 
Daniel Mediate talks to Oregon class of 2013 commit Alex Redmond (OL). (The Oregonian)

Insanity


The Song Remains the Same.
More Bruins Nation bashing of UCLA AD Dan Guerrero. (Bruins Nation)